Friday Five – garden mysteries

I'm a sucker for any kind of mystery and I love gardens and gardening, so it stands to reason I would seek out books with a bit of both.  I've read a few over the years; here's a selection of some of them: Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce Still one of my favourite books... Continue Reading →

The Sea Garden

I've just finished reading Sam Llewellyn's mystery-in-a-garden The Sea Garden, and loved it. As I say in my Goodreads review, I'm a complete sucker for any kind of mystery involving gardens (Tom's Midnight Garden, The Savage Garden, Thornyhold), and this was no exception. The present-day heroine Victoria uncovers a skull in the ancient, rambling and... Continue Reading →

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